When Harlem Was in Vogue

Paperback | June 1, 1997

byDavid Lewis

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"A major study...one that thorougly interweaves the philosophies and fads, the people and movements that combined to give a small segment of Afro America a brief place in the sun."—The New York Times Book Review.

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Stretching from the close of World War I to immediately after the Depression, the Harlem Renaissance was a time of glorious artistic freedom and intellectual collaboration between black artists and white bohemians of Greenwich village. In his masterful and fascinating study of this era, Lewis takes a daring look at what was considered ...

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"A major study...one that thorougly interweaves the philosophies and fads, the people and movements that combined to give a small segment of Afro America a brief place in the sun."—The New York Times Book Review.

David Levering Lewis is the Martin Luther King Professor of History at Rutgers University & was recently awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. "W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919" received the Bancroft, Parkman, & Pulitzer prizes, & was a finalist for the National Book Award & National Book Critics Circle Award. He also wrote "W....

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Format:PaperbackPublished:June 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140263349

ISBN - 13:9780140263343

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface to the Penguin Edition
Preface

1. We Return Fighting
2. City of Refuge
3. Stars
4. Enter the New Negro
5. The Six
6. Nigger Heaven
7. A Jam of a Party
8. The Fall of the Manor
9. It's Dead Now

Notes
Index

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Stretching from the close of World War I to immediately after the Depression, the Harlem Renaissance was a time of glorious artistic freedom and intellectual collaboration between black artists and white bohemians of Greenwich village. In his masterful and fascinating study of this era, Lewis takes a daring look at what was considered to be a successful utopian effort at assimilating and validating black culture in white America. photos